Dr. Jon Lane

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Dr Jon Lane enlisted as a soldier in the Army in 1989. After working as a soldier for 10years and finishing a Psychology degree he then completed his Medical Degree at University of Tasmania as an Army sponsored Undergraduate student in 2004.  In 2013 he was deployed to the Middle East Area of Operations, working with the US Mental Health Team at the NATO Role 3 Multi-National Medical Unit in Kandahar, Afghanistan, as the first ADF psychiatrist to be directly embedded with US forces. In 2015 he spent 6 weeks at various facilities in the US looking at Military and Veteran’s Mental Health for a Churchill Fellowship. He is still an active member of the Army Reserve. He is now also completing a PhD in Peer Led group treatments for Military, Veterans, Police and Emergency Services personnel through the Centre for Traumatic Stress Studies at the University of Adelaide with The Road Home and Mates4Mates.